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My Relationship with Crib

The Game of Crib (January 17, 2018) “15/2…15/4….15/6….and a pair of 4’s for 8” Haha! Words like that used to drive me CRAZY!!!!!! I heard them every night for hours … Continue reading

January 17, 2018 · 4 Comments

When Grief Knocks….

June 6, 2017 When Grief Knocks…. Grief knocked unexpectedly at my door……. I did not want to let him in. I actually thought that I had met him before and … Continue reading

June 6, 2017 · 5 Comments

Love Lessons

September 16, 2016 (   Love Lessons Learning about love and relationships again, as a single, elderly woman, in my late 60’s, after 25 years of marriage and 10 years … Continue reading

September 16, 2016 · 12 Comments

A Broken Heart Can Be Mended

( ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I had a dream…….. In my dream, James and I (my Jim and I) were having a disagreement of some kind. He would come close but frustratingly stop … Continue reading

November 3, 2015 · 6 Comments

Communion, Grief and Hope

   We all took communion together at my church today, for the second Sunday in a row. Usually it’s an individual thing, or a small group, or a family taking … Continue reading

September 7, 2015 · 4 Comments

Saying Goodbye

I attended the funeral service of one of our First Nations elders today. She was the lady from whom my husband and I bought our house on Aktis that we … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · 6 Comments

I am Broken now ….(long post I’m sorry)

This is so beautifully shared from the heart. I had to reblog….. Sorry for your loss. I’m so glad nothing was left unsaid between you two. AJ

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

JusJoJan, #6, Reading

My Utmost for His Highest, an Oswald Chambers devotional, has to be one of my most favourite books (there are a few) besides my bible. This one is actually my … Continue reading

January 6, 2015 · 2 Comments


I used to do this any time we were lying down together. It was very comforting, even if his heart used to miss a beat sometimes….. It has been 8 … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · 14 Comments

Missing My Husband

I went out on my own tonight, Jim, as has been my custom lately, and I did enjoy myself listening to local musicians at Serious Coffee. I think you would … Continue reading

November 29, 2014 · 6 Comments

Winter of My Soul

The Winter of My Soul What is this friendless place? Memories Speaking to me faintly Echoes of another time (Inspired by a long ago reading of Chuck Swindoll’s book, “Come … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · 12 Comments


Loss, October 11, 2014 I remember how stunned I felt when I suddenly lost my husband that day in 2006. I remember how completely helpless I was and how numb … Continue reading

October 11, 2014 · 2 Comments

Crying Comes Suddenly

Crying Comes Suddenly Crying comes suddenly Brought on by thought, or memory Stark realization That you are no more And there is nothing I can do to bring you back. … Continue reading

October 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

An Attitude of Gratitude, Day 10

Day 10, An Attitude of Gratitude December 10, 2012 Today, I am thankful for encouragement. I think of the many people who have encouraged me over the last several years … Continue reading

June 13, 2013 · Leave a comment


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